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This Is 40 (2012)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  21 December 2012 (USA)
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Pete and Debbie are both about to turn 40, their kids hate each other, both of their businesses are failing, they're on the verge of losing their house, and their relationship is threatening to fall apart.

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Pete (Paul Rudd) and Debbie (Leslie Mann) are turning 40. But instead of celebrating, they're mired in a mid-life crisis with unruly kids, debt and unhappiness mounding. Pete's record label is failing and Debbie is unable to come to terms with her aging body. As Pete's 40th birthday party arrives, Pete and Debbie are going to have to rely on family, friends, employees, fitness trainers, aging rockers and ultimately each other to come to terms with life at age 40. Written by napierslogs

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The Sort-of Sequel to 'Knocked Up'

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Rated R for sexual content, crude humor, pervasive language and some drug material | See all certifications »

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This Is Forty  »

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Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$11,579,175 (USA) (21 December 2012)

Gross:

$67,523,385 (USA) (22 February 2013)
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Trivia

The two girls playing Pete's & Debbie's children are actually the daughters of Leslie Mann & Judd Apatow. See more »

Goofs

Near the end of the film when Pete and Debbie are in the bar listening to music, Debbie's gold purse moves on the table behind her. See more »

Quotes

Pete: Don't talk to me about responsibilities. I have a life. I have a family. I can't afford to sit in my apartment getting high, jerking off, and then going to Tommy's Chili Burgers at three o'clock in the morning.
Ronnie: That's not even the order that happens in!
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Crazy Credits

After the main credits roll, there's an extended alternate take of Catherine ad-libbing insults during the conversation with the Julie, Pete, and Debbie. See more »

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Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.56 (2012) See more »

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Protection
Written by Graham Parker
Performed by Graham Parker & the Rumour
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Very bad movie!
23 December 2012 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This was a disappointment from start to finish. Had I known so many F- bombs would have been dropped by children, adults, and grandparents like, I would have kept a counter going through the movie to amuse myself.

It is unnecessarily long with scenes being dragged out with forgettable dialogue that often leads nowhere and fails to develop characters in any meaningful way. The characters come across as whiny and unlikable. The inclusion of the mother's store and her two employees appears to be little more than an excuse to get Megan Fox on the screen in her bikini and/or underwear. What few laughs there are can be seen in any trailer.

Save yourself the $$ (I wouldn't even pay for this via Netflix!)

If you're going thinking you'll be laughing all the way through it, think again.


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